St Augustine Amphitheatre Hosts 1975 Concert

ampOne of the breakthrough British bands of the past decade, in 2013 their self-titled debut album entered the U.K. charts at No. 1 and went on to sell one million copies. Their 2016 tour brings them to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre to support their sophomore album “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware” released in February 2016. The Japanese House also performs at this concert that begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.).

Tickets are $49.50 standing pit; $49.50 level 100; $39.50 level 200; and $29.50 level 300. 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine. 904-209-0367

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre was built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement. The 16-acre section of Anastasia State Park that makes up the amphitheatre grounds includes an old quarry where coquina rock was obtained to build early St. Augustine homes and commercial buildings, as well as the fort, Castillo de San Marcos.

In 2002, St. Johns County made the decision to invest in refurbishing the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. After 5 years of construction and a sizeable investment, the Amphitheatre is a state of the art performing arts venue with the capacity to hold up to 4100 concert goers. A brand new conference room, 4 concession stands, a merchandise area, a large plaza, and an elaborate arboretum of walking trails make up the new facility. We welcome many famous artists to this fabulous venue each week!

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